Re: [fonc] [IAEP] Barbarians at the gate! (Project Nell)

2012-03-16 Thread Alan Kay
The WAM and other fast schemes for Prolog are worth looking at. But the Javascript version that Alex did using his and Stephen Murrell's design for compact Prolog semantics (about 90 lines of Javascript code) is very illuminating for those interested in the logic of logic. But Prolog has

Re: [fonc] Apple and hardware (was: Error trying to compile COLA)

2012-03-16 Thread Marcel Weiher
On Mar 16, 2012, at 0:03 , Jecel Assumpcao Jr. wrote: Marcel Weiher wrote on Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:33:07 +0100 I have a little Postscript interpreter/scratchpad in the AppStore (TouchScript, http://itunes.apple.com/en/app/touchscript/id398914579?mt=8 ). Admittedly, it was mostly a trial

Re: [fonc] [IAEP] Barbarians at the gate! (Project Nell)

2012-03-16 Thread David Nolen
On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 8:26 AM, Ryan Mitchley ryan.mitch...@gmail.comwrote: ** On 15/03/2012 14:20, Alan Kay wrote: Alex Warth did both a standard Prolog and an English based language one using OMeta in both Javascript, and in Smalltalk. I must have a look at these. Thanks for all of